Being in Olhaõ for a week, doing a mini day trip to the island is well worth it. With a ferry out at 11am to bring us back leaving at 1530 gave us enough time for a coffee, a walk along the raised boardwalk above...More
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Went to Culatra by local ferry , really inexpensive , a couple of Euros . We walked to the Atlantic side of the island where the beach was beautiful , wide expanse of white sand , lots of shells to collect , very peaceful. There...More
There are many islands to visit in the Ria Formosa but Culatra is probably the best all round experience. There is plenty of space to moor your boat in the marina and a good choice of restaurants. It remains a working fishing village and this...More
To access this beach, we had to take a boat to the island then walk 20mins from the docks to the beach which is quite barren. Not my cup of tea. But the town itself is really picturesque. And i had a delightful grilled salmon...More
Loved Culatra - fishing community unhinged by tourists. Culatra is a breath of fresh air - a ferry ride of 30 minutes from the mainland. After leaving the port one can view the Church, the fishing boats, the tackle whilst wandering through the small town....More
Lovely island with some nice walks. The restaurant A Taska served good food and had pleasant staff. The owner pushed us to buy the dearest dish but it was exquisite just too much for us to eat.
Take the ferry to Culatra and wander through the houses taking in the wonderful colours of the flowers then along the walkway to the beach. Either relax or take a walk along this great beach to Farol, which for me is a better/safer beach, takes...More
The beach here is beautiful but a long walk from the ferry and the waves would be quite dangerous for young children.There are no sunbeds and the isle of carol is a better option.
We went to the island on an organised trip which meant we had only one and a half hours on the island. The beach was a long way from the landing point so was unable to go. Subsequently discovered ferries sail frequently from Olhao harbour...More